The deportation of French Jews in Marseilles by SS guards and Vichy police, January 1943

The deportation of French Jews in Marseilles by SS guards and Vichy police, January 1943

Rescued WWII French Jews Speak About Experience - News - The Ram - Fordham University at Rose Hill

Rescued WWII French Jews Speak About Experience - News - The Ram - Fordham University at Rose Hill

James Rorimer with Nazi-looted art by sokref1, via Flickr  At Schloss Neuschwanstein in southern Bavaria, Captain James Rorimer, who later would become the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, supervises the safeguarding of art stolen from French Jews and stored during the war at the castle (April-May, 1945). Photo Source: National Archives and Records Administration

James Rorimer with Nazi-looted art by sokref1, via Flickr At Schloss Neuschwanstein in southern Bavaria, Captain James Rorimer, who later would become the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, supervises the safeguarding of art stolen from French Jews and stored during the war at the castle (April-May, 1945). Photo Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Wall of Names: The Wall of Names in the Shoah Memorial in Paris lists the 76,000 French Jews sent to the Nazi death camps from 1942 to 1944. (Photo Credit: Pascal Deloche/Godong/Corbis)

Wall of Names: The Wall of Names in the Shoah Memorial in Paris lists the 76,000 French Jews sent to the Nazi death camps from 1942 to 1944. (Photo Credit: Pascal Deloche/Godong/Corbis)

Klaus Barbie (October 25, 1913 – September 25, 1991) was an SS-Hauptsturmführer, soldier and Gestapo member. He was known as the Butcher of Lyon.

Klaus Barbie (October 25, 1913 – September 25, 1991) was an SS-Hauptsturmführer, soldier and Gestapo member. He was known as the Butcher of Lyon.

A French Jew at a subcamp of the Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp, Nordhausen, Germany, Apr 1945

[Photo] A French Jew at a subcamp of the Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp, Nordhausen, Germany, Apr 1945

A French Jew at a subcamp of the Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp, Nordhausen, Germany, Apr 1945

Drancy Internment & Transit camp for French Jews, in use 1941-1944. An unfinished housing complex was brought in to use, for helping the Germans with the extermination of all French Jews and also all the refugees who had been arriving since 1933.

Drancy Internment & Transit camp for French Jews, in use 1941-1944. An unfinished housing complex was brought in to use, for helping the Germans with the extermination of all French Jews and also all the refugees who had been arriving since 1933.

A memorial plaque placed on the entrance wall to the Vel’ d’Hiv (the Winter Stadium, or Velodrome d'Hiver), where Jews were detained en-mass...

A memorial plaque placed on the entrance wall to the Vel’ d’Hiv (the Winter Stadium, or Velodrome d'Hiver), where Jews were detained en-mass...

Theodor Dannecker was an SS Hauptsturmführer (captain) and one of Adolf Eichmann's key associates. Dannecker ordered and oversaw the French Police roundup of more than 13,000 French Jews who were deported to Auschwitz, where they were murdered.He was also responsible for the roundup of some 11,343 Greek and Yugoslav Jews, who were sent to Auschwitz and Treblinka (only 12 survived).Dannecker committed suicide shortly after his capture by US troops in Dec 1945.

Theodor Dannecker was an SS Hauptsturmführer (captain) and one of Adolf Eichmann's key associates. Dannecker ordered and oversaw the French Police roundup of more than 13,000 French Jews who were deported to Auschwitz, where they were murdered.He was also responsible for the roundup of some 11,343 Greek and Yugoslav Jews, who were sent to Auschwitz and Treblinka (only 12 survived).Dannecker committed suicide shortly after his capture by US troops in Dec 1945.

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